Expansion Includes Multiple Age Classes and Crowning Youth World Champions in 2023

AUSTIN, Texas-  Based on increased participation and demand from Youth Rodeo Athletes, WCRA (World Champions Rodeo Alliance) announced major improvements to the existing DY (Division Youth) platform including a first of its kind new World Title Race for Youth Rodeo - in multiple age classifications.

FORT WORTH – The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) is excited to share the hiring of Sam Rose of Gainesville, Texas, as the NCHA Director of Judges.

The flashiest reiners and their savvy owners will get another run for Chrome Cash at the NRHA European Futurity, taking place May 26–29 at Bo Ranch just outside Paris, France, courtesy of APHA and the National Reining Horse Association.

The 25th edition of the National Reining Breeders Classic is in the books, with a record-breaking number of horses competing in the three rings of the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy, Texas.
As the final results were tallied, it was NRHA Seven Million Dollar Sire Smart Spook whose offspring had collected the most money in the Classic, including the preliminary rounds and finals of both the Open and Non Pro. Smart Spook foals were responsible for winning more than $95,366 during the week in Katy, Texas.

Austin, Texas - Ahead of the 2022 Rodeo Corpus Christi, WCRA (World Champions Rodeo Alliance) has announced the final roster of the 355 athletes who have qualified and entered for the May 8-14 event and their date of competition.
 
Rodeo Corpus Christi is playing host to the first stop to the WCRA’s Triple Crown of Rodeo (TCR) during the 2022 series and will have a guaranteed payout of $553,000. Each champion will walk away with a minimum of $15,000.
 
The roster is comprised of 275 timed event athletes and 80 roughstock athletes who qualified by nominating their efforts on the WCRA VRQ leaderboard.

On Saturday night, crowd favorites Trevor Dare and Jerseys Baby Driver added another line to their resume, winning the Level 4 Open Championship at the National Reining Breeders Classic.

Dare and Jerseys Baby Driver, by Yellow Jersey out of Wind Her Up Chic, were first on the ground in the last set of horses on Open Finals night. From the moment they ran into the pen, the roar of the audience was deafening, and those cheers built to a crescendo when the score – a 228 – was announced.

The atmosphere during the 2022 National Reining Breeders Classic Non Pro Finals, held Friday, April 22, was full of anticipation.

When Taylor Zimmerman rode into the Great Southwest Equestrian Center Coliseum on Shining On Ruf, the excitement of the crowd built, and the whoops, hollers, and whistles hit their crescendo when the pair’s score – a 222 – was announced. “The crowd was electric. I was really focused and trying to zone in as much as possible, but I did hear and feel the energy from the crowd,” Zimmerman shared following the Finals.

The Open field is set for the Saturday finals at the 2022 National Reining Breeders Classic. Held at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy, Texas, the NRBC is one of the National Reining Horse Association’s largest events, and at the end of this year’s event, the 25th, will have paid out more than $25 million.

Down Right Amazing’s run in the National Reining Breeders Classic Open Prelims was exactly that. Under the expert hands of NRHA $2 Million Rider Casey Deary, the 5-year-old stallion by Gunner and out of Shesouttayourleague marked a 225.5 to top the first section of Open horses in the 25th NRBC at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy, Texas. Down Right Amazing is owned by DAG Ventures LLC.

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